blue-eyed

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blue-eyed

  1. Of a person or animal, having blue eyes.
  2. (idiomatic) Someone's favorite, as in blue-eyed boy
    • 1960, P. G. Wodehouse, Jeeves in the Offing, chapter XI:
      “I wouldn't marry anyone else if they came to me bringing apes, ivory and peacocks. Tell me what he was like as a boy.” “Oh, much the same as the rest of us.” “Nonsense!” “Except, of course, for rescuing people from burning buildings and saving blue-eyed children from getting squashed by runaway horses.” “He did that a lot?” “Almost daily.”
  3. naive
  4. performed by whites (Caucasians): blue-eyed jazz
  5. Caucasian: blue-eyed performer

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